BOSTON, Mass. (AP) — Labor Day weekend is a big weekend for college students to move in to off-campus housing in Boston’s neighborhoods. It will also be a weekend of city inspections.
Workers from several city departments will conduct targeted housing inspections, trash inspections and information drops in student-heavy neighborhoods throughout the three-day Labor Day weekend.
Mayor Martin Walsh said inspectors will focus on problem properties and improperly stored trash.
The city has also started a social media campaign called (hash)Boston101 to highlight services available to students throughout the year.
The Inspectional Services Department will have up to 50 inspectors canvassing the Allston, Brighton, Fenway and Mission Hill neighborhoods.